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St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling

  • 26 reviews

  • GradesI - XII
  • CurriculumCISCE
  • TypePrivate School
  • Gender - BoardingBoys - Day Cum Boarding School
St. Joseph's School, North Point
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School is up to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) and affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The School is a Boys Day Cum Boarding School, with classes from I to XII. It is an English Medium school.

About School

Know about St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling: Board & Curriculum, Admission Procedure, Fees & Fee Structure, Contact Details, Facilities and Ranking, Rating and Reviews.

St. Joseph's School, North Point Darjeeling, is a Senior Secondary School (XI-XII), affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The School is a Boys Day Cum Boarding School, with classes from I to XII. It is an English Medium school. The school is located in North Point area of Darjeeling, West Bengal. St. Joseph's School, North Point was established in 1877. It is a Private School and is managed by JESUITS.

Basic facts about St. Joseph's School, North Point:
Year Established
1877
School Type
Private School
Management
JESUITS
Gender
Boys
Boarding
Day Cum Boarding School
Grades
Class I - Class XII
Admission Period

Curriculum

  • Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)

School Level

Primary School (I-V) - Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)

The motto of St. Joseph's School North Point is "Sursum Corda" ("Lift Up Your Hearts"). It is a Boys Day Cum Boarding School, which serves the educational needs of over 1220 students from I through XII. The classes in St. Joseph's School for every academic year begins in February and ends in December.

The school was originally called St. Joseph's college until the college section broke away from the school section. 

School Awards and Recognitions

North Point is ranked as the best boarding school in West Bengal and the third best boarding school in India in the Education-World C-fore Survey 2016

St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling is one of the best Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) schools in North Point area of Darjeeling and ranks among the top schools in Darjeeling. Here, the dedicated and professional teachers ensure that the children get the maximum out of their education in this Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) school in Darjeeling. The school has given exceptional results in the academic sphere and its students have excelled in extra co-curricular activities too.

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Address & Contact Information

School Address

St. Joseph's School North Point , Darjeeling , West Bengal- 734104

School Chairman & Principal

  • Principal: Fr. Shajumon C.K (SJ), The Rector

School Contact Person

Phone Number

0354-2259153, 0354-2251022

Email Address

sjsnorthpoint@gmail.com

School Website

https://www.sjcnorthpoint.com

Admission Details

Academic Year

February to December

Admission Period

The School has students enrolled from I to XII. Find below the admission schedule, procedure, contact details, documents required and instructions for parents for St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling admission.

In this section, we will answer the common questions like What is the admission process like and what are the key dates? Is there any admission test? Will School also hold an interview or an interaction? What is the age criterion for admission to St. Joseph's School, North Point Darjeeling for the upcoming academic year?

School takes Students in 3, 6 and 11 only, a written application is required from the parents. The application should be addressed to The Principal.

Admission to higher classes will depend on the number of vacancies arising after the end of the academic year. 

Documents Required for Admission

following should be enclosed with the application.

  • The photocopies of the student's birth certificate
  • the latest progress report
  • a passport size photo 

The permanent address, Postal address, Email addresses, Phone & Mobile numbers (more than one) should be clearly mentioned.

Selected candidates will be informed at the end of the academic year.

Fees Details

St. Joseph's School, North Point Fees: Fee Structure & Details

Refer below for St. Joseph's School, North Point Darjeeling fee structure and current fees.

You can also call the school's Admission Counsellors for more details.

Fee structure for Class 3 to Class 10

The details of fee structure for Day-scholars and boarders are given here

Particulars Day Scholars Classes 3 to 10 Boarders Classes 3 to 10 SAARC Boarders classes 3 to 10 FERA
Admission Fee  (At the time of Admission) 25,000  50,000  100,000
Security Deposit (Refundable)  (At the time of Admission) 5,000  10,000  25,000
Tuition Fees Jan-Dec (Rs.3200 x 12) 38,400  (Rs.3200 x 12) 38,400  (Rs.3200 x 12) 38,400
Development & Maintenance 6,000  12,000  12,000
Computer 1,000 1,500   1,500
Statutory 2,000  2,000  2,000
Standard Charge 12,000  12,000  12,000
 Boarding Fees (yearly)    120,000  150,000
 Medical Insurance   1,500  1,500
Total Amount 89,400    

Fee structure for Class XI

The details of fee structure for Day Scholars, Boarders and other details are given here

Particulars Class 11th Boarders Class 11th Day Scholars
Admission Fee (At the time of Admission) 25,000 15,000
Security Deposit (Refundable) (At the time of Admission) 10,000 10,000
Boarding Fees (yearly) 96,000  
Tuition Fees April-Dec  27,700 ( Rs. 3,300* 9) 29,700
Development & Maintenance 12,000 6,000
Statutory 2000 2000
Medical Insurance 1500  
Standard Charge 18,800 12,000 
Lab Fee (For Science) 2,000 2,000 
Yearly Fees    
Computer   1000

Fee structure for Class XII

The details of fee structure for Day Scholars, Boarders and other details are given here

Particulars Class 12th Class 12 SAARC Class 12 FERA
Admission Fee (At the time of Admission)      
Security Deposit (Refundable) (At the time of Admission)      
Boarding Fees (yearly)   120,000  150,000
Tuition Fees Jan-Dec  39,600 ( Rs. 3,300* 12) 39,600 ( Rs. 3,300* 12) 39,600 ( Rs. 3,300* 12)
Development & Maintenance 6,000     
Computer 1,000     
Statutory 2,000    
Medical Insurance      
Standard Charge 12,000    
Yearly Fees   31,500 31,500
Lab Fee (For Science) 2,000     

Infrastructure & Facilities

The St. Joseph's School, North Point campus is spread over acres of land in North Point area of Darjeeling, West Bengal. The School is a K-12 Day Cum Boarding School. The School's infrastructure includes but is not limited to:

Sports Facilities(22/42)

  • Aerobics
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Covered Play Area
  • Cricket
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnasium
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Horse Riding
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Judo
  • Kabaddi
  • Karate
  • Kho Kho
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Netball
  • Play Area
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Skating
  • Soccer
  • Splash Pool
  • Sand Pit
  • Sailing
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Rowing
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwando
  • Tennis
  • Throwball
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga
  • Lacrosse

Education Facilities(2/6)

  • Library
  • Digital Library
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Student Exchange Programs
  • Test Center

Classroom Facilities(1/5)

  • AC Classrooms
  • AV Classrooms
  • Lockers
  • Air Purifiers
  • Air Filter AC Classrooms

Visual and Performing Arts Facilities(4/4)

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Dramatics
  • Music

Laboratories Facilities(4/6)

  • Laboratories
  • Language Labs
  • Maths Labs
  • Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL)
  • Computer Labs
  • Robotics Labs

Transport Facilities(0/2)

  • Transport Facility
  • AC Buses

Boarding Facilities(1/2)

  • Hostel
  • AC Hostels

Accessibility Facilities(0/4)

  • Accessible Parking
  • Ramped or Level Entrances
  • Accessible Washrooms
  • Braille and Large Print Room Numbers

Digital Facilities(3/4)

  • AV Facilities
  • Interactive Boards
  • School App
  • Wi-Fi

Food and Catering Facilities(2/3)

  • Canteen
  • Meal Served
  • Kitchen & Dining Hall

Safety and Security Facilities(1/11)

  • CCTV
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Security Guards
  • Boundary Wall
  • Fenced Boundary Wall
  • Speedometer In Bus
  • GPS In Bus
  • CCTV In Bus
  • Fire Extinguisher In Bus
  • School Bus Tracking App

Medical Facility Facilities(1/7)

  • Medical Facility
  • Medical Room or Clinic
  • Resident Doctor
  • Medical Staff
  • Isolation Room
  • ICU
  • Dedicated Ambulance

Other Infra Facilities(2/7)

  • Kids Play Area
  • Activity Center
  • Toy Room
  • Amphitheatre
  • Auditorium
  • Day Care
  • Lego Room

Extra-Curricular Activities

School Clubs and Societies

The School has organisations/Clubs/Societies that organize various activities to develop the skills and extract the best out of every child. These scholastic and co scholastic clubs are a great way to explore the interest of any student or even develop new ones. [object Object]

  • Art and Craft
  • Computer Club
  • Dance
  • Debate
  • Literary
  • NCC
  • Photography
  • Publications
  • Quiz
  • Science Club
  • Scouts and Guides
  • Social Service
  • Sports

Academic Programs

School Timings and Vacations

What are the school timings?

The school works in Shift 1 (Morning).

The School timings are:

8:30am-3pm
Language of Instruction
  • English
What is the typical school vacation schedule?
The School holidays are from
Number of Students
1220
School Senior Secondary Streams
  • Science with Mathematics
  • Science without Mathematics
  • Commerce
  • Humanities
School Level & Classes

Which grades will you have in the new session?

St. Joseph's School, North Point is a Primary School (I-V) to Senior Secondary School (XI-XII) for Boys and has following grades/levels

Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)
XIXII
Secondary School (IX-X)
IXX
Middle School (VI-VIII)
VIVIIVIII
Primary School (I-V)
IIIIIIIVV

Academics Programme and Curriculum Structure

The Academic session at St. Joseph's School, North Point starts from February to December. The School provides education to students from I to XII.

St. Joseph's School, North Point is a Boys English medium Day Cum Boarding School which offers the National curriculum CISCE, from I to XII.

Affiliations

St. Joseph's School, North Point is authorised to offer the following

CISCE ICSE, ISC Board Schools
CISCE - Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations

National level, private, Board of School education in India conducts

  • ICSE - Indian Certificate for Secondary Education (10th)
  • ISC - Indian School Certificate (12th)

St. Joseph's School, North Point is recognised by and affiliated to the CISCE and follows curriculum prescribed by it.
The school is affiliated to CISCE since Invalid date with CISCE affiliation number WB071. The Schools offers following CISCE boards -

  • ICSE (Class X)
  • ISC (Class XII)
.

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Curriculum offered in St. Joseph's School, North Point by Class

In this section, we will answer What board of education does St. Joseph's School, North Point intend to follow over the years?

Level - Class/Grade
Curriculum
Primary School (I-V)
  • School offers Curriculum developed by CISCE in Primary level classes.
Middle School (VI-VIII)
  • School offers the curriculum developed by the CISCE Council in the Middle School.
Secondary School (IX-X)
  • School is Affiliated to CISCE and offers ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) curriculum in Secondary classes (class IX & X). Followed by ICSE Board Exam at the end of the Class 10th.
Senior Secondary School (XI-XII)
  • School is Affiliated to CISCE and offers ISC (Indian School Certificate Examination) curriculum in class XI & XII. Followed by ISC Board Exam at the end of the Class 12th.
  • At the Senior Secondary level, school offers Science with Mathematics, Science without Mathematics, Commerce, Humanities streams.

Other Details

School Results

CSE RESULT 2018

1 Samdup Dorji - 97.2%
2 Hrishikesh Rai - 95.2%
3 Thupten Dukpa - 95%
4 Mihir Dev Chaudhary - 94.6%
5 Mohammed Ismail Razee - 93.5%
6 Arsalaan Mohammed - 93.33%
7 Ratul Rauniar Pradhan - 93%
8 Dhiresh Sarda - 91.2%
9 Brijesh Giri - 91%
10 Riwaj Gautam - 90.8%
11 Alish Rai - 90.6%
12 Priyankush Das - 90.4%
13 Ayoush Rai - 90.33%

ISC RESULT 2018

1 Kushik Barua - 97.25%
2 Nawang Thinley Bhutia - 92%
3 Jason Puro - 91.8%
4 Konchok Sherab Moktan - 91%
5 Noydup Dorjee Sherpa - 90.6%
6 Prajwal Chettri - 90.25%
7 Yugant Tamang - 90.25%

 

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School Rating & Reviews

4.6out of 5

based on 26 ratings

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DivyaParent of current or passed out studentwrote a review on April 6, 2022 4:38 AM
Not recommended
I had one of the worst experience at the boarding facility at NP. Listing down the points for everyone's knowledge Children are allowed to bathe only once a week-School says has no water. Two boys shower together not necessarily from the same class of age group. They have to use a toilet roll after ...more
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Sk MdReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on November 16, 2019 3:56 PM
I am proud to be a North Pointer.......SURSUM CORDA (Lift up your hearts).
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Gunjan HassanReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on April 24, 2019 9:00 PM
The best school in India with an excellent staff and teachers
ND
Nisad DasReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on March 9, 2019 1:12 AM
Nice but dayscholars and boaders are allowed in here
FZ
Fardul ZiadReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on February 8, 2019 10:28 PM
Nice school and environment are also good. The areas are very safe and restricted to unknown people.
RC
Rabin ChettriReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on September 14, 2018 5:31 PM
Very good school of darjeeling
RT
Ravi ThapaReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on August 2, 2018 6:37 PM
Proud to be a North Pointer. SURSUM CORDA
SM
Subham MondalReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on June 28, 2018 2:50 PM
Such a nice building with its glowing legacy.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

St. Joseph's School, North Point is affiliated to which board?

St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE).

What is the process of getting admission into St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling?

The St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling has students enrolled from I to XII. Refer to Admission Section for information on admission process, schedule and key dates.

What are the school timings?

The St. Joseph's School, North Point works in Shift 1 (Morning). The School timings are: 8:30am-3pm

Is this school a co-educational school?

No The St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling is a Boys school.

What is the curriculum offered at St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling?

St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling offers the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) at various levels of education.

Is this school good? What is the rating of this school?

The St. Joseph's School, North Point is rated 4.6 out of 5 based on 26 reviews on SchoolMyKids.com, largest school reviews and rating platform.

Does St. Joseph's School, North Point offer Hostel facility to students?

Yes, The school offers boarding/hostel facilities to students. The School is Day Cum Boarding School.